It's now clear the Black Lives Matter protests didn't cause a coronavirus spike, but Victoria still has a blip on its hands. Plus more coronavirus news.
This isn't absurdist comedy. It's tragedy. It shows how ridiculously confident authoritarian regimes are to reach across the world to intimidate and silence critics.
Good morning, early birds. Lawyers warn that the fight to prevent the deportation of the Biloela Tamil family could be undone, and the world sees a fresh spike in conflict overnight. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The Saudi regime extends its international PR program to a science symposium at the University of Sydney. Plus other tips of the week.
This week: the benefits of reforestation, the rise and rise of ransomware, escalators and capitalism, the new Saddam Hussein, and human furniture speaks!
Once again the great and the good have gathered in Switzerland for the neoliberal frolic of Davos. But the real message of the World Economic Forum is that we have to accept the dominance of multinational corporations.
The government says it will do nothing further in response to the Saudi murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi until there's an investigation completed. Which is very handy indeed.
Good morning, early birds. There are reports that the government has an "unofficial timeline" for getting children off Nauru, Shorten turns down an energy deal with the Greens, and Turkey reveals new details about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds! Scott Morrison is considering a new loan scheme for "clean" coal plants, Turkey continues to dismiss Saudi Arabia's Jamal Khashoggi story, and NSW Labor signals abortion decriminalisation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.